Reaching Your Audience

Exploring the practical and conceptual ingredients needed to successfully connect with your audience. How empathy helps to nurture trust and produce stories that resonate. Looking at the social and psychological realities that motivate humans into action,

including the role of human emotion and relationship building. How we can harness this knowledge to create meaningful social impact. Why quality content matter and how to create it using both data and creativity.

All stories

How Dopper uses partnerships to make waves

Reusable bottle company Dopper has made a sizeable impact with a small team. Here Head of Marketing, Renske Thelosen-van Daalen, and Impact Marketing Manager, Jitske Volkert explain how t...

What can I do that’s positive for myself and others during a crisis like COVID-19?

Gus Guillen is a Coach, Personality Profiler and Master Practitioner in NLP. Having coached executives from companies like L'Oréal and Louis Vuitton, he is an expert in the psychology of ...

10 Best Practices for Communication Management of COVID-19

Businesses and nongovernmental organizations around the world are quickly working to develop communication management plans to respond to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, which is...

An Australian publisher on the role of PR and comms during climate crisis

The Australian bushfires have been raging for 3 months, covering an area larger than the Netherlands and Belgium combined. A Melbourne-based publisher explains why effective communication...

When creative communications helped democracy

The ‘Choose Your Future’ campaign would be a defining moment for any agency. The video has been viewed 34,138,776 times. Mikael Jørgensen, CEO of agency of the year, &Co., goes into detai...

Emotive storytelling may make you cry, but it can also give you hope

As Director of Global Communications for Prezi, Spencer Waldron has seen countless stories. Here he breaks down the anatomy of a successful one. 

Doing PR for companies changing reality: kicking back at the establishment

Bianca Zwart cut her professional teeth as Head of PR at bunq. Now, with her own agency catering to reality-changing startups, she shares lessons on challenging the status quo.

Nailing your tone of voice: meet the popular newsletter with a potty mouth

When Georgina Ustik started editing TNW's the Big Spam, coins in the swear jar - and their subscriber count- started piling up.

The unquantifiable nature of human relationships

Matías Rodsevich, founder of PR Lab, on the sharing economy, how to get introverts to network, and PR's biggest hangup: measuring success.

Attention, is there a storyteller in the room?

Giving your product a backseat in favour of journalistic storytelling might be exactly what your brand needs.

Building trust: the key driver to reaching your audience

Trust- every company needs it but not every company has it. But maybe regaining it is not as hard as it looks. By embracing human characteristics like vulnerability and empathy, companies...

Using data to gain and maintain trust with your audience

How do we gain and maintain trust with our prospective markets? One answer is: look at the data.

Why it's important to speak like a human being

At times, PR professionals forget that ‘public relations’ cannot exist without the ‘public’ part. Which is just odd, because it’s right there in the name. But companies still treat PR lik...

Marketers are the new changemakers

On being a professional communicator in a 'post-truth' world, and why Marketers are uniquely positioned as the change agents that will transform companies everywhere.

Creative diversity: a case for inclusion and representation

A lack of diversity not only affects your bottom line but demonstrably hinders the quality of creative output and innovation

Content marketing: why quality matters

Content marketing is increasingly important for B2B as well as B2C companies. What do we really mean when we talk about high-quality content? Why is creativity the secret ingredient that ...